- a republic in SE Asia, on the Bay of Bengal. 261,789 sq. mi. (678,034 sq. km). Capital: Yangon.
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Contemporary Examples of burma
As a result, Burma was welcomed back to the international community.Hope and Change? Burma Kills a Journalist Before Obama Arrives
November 11, 2014
Although Burma is warm during the day, the temperature drops dramatically at night.A Little Too Off the Beaten Path in Burma
June 2, 2014
Tha had begun working with Karen refugees in Thailand when one day he decided to head into Burma itself.
In May 1990, Burma had its first free elections in 30 years.
Rwanda, Darfur, Pakistan, Iraq, Indonesia, Burma, Haiti, Kashmir, even New Orleans.Syria’s Israeli Guardian Angel
January 31, 2014
Historical Examples of burma
This mine is far away in the north of Burma, almost on the Chinese border.Herbert Hoover
You might commit suicide in Burma, and no one would stop you.
Children in Burma have, I think, a very good time when they are young.
Parentage in Burma has never degenerated into a sort of slavery.
If you were to ask a Burman 'What is the position of women in Burma?'
- the former official name (until 1989, though still widely used) of Myanmar
from Burmese people's self-designation; see Myanmar. Related: Burman.